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Don’t Forget, Part 2

Moving back this week to the “50 survival items you forgot to buy” list: 16. Condiments.  Ketchup, mustard, mayo, soy sauce, hot sauce. Good for shorter-term emergencies (I’d see about getting restaurant packets), but for longer term, or TEOTWAWKI, I’d … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget

So, I’ve got my popcorn popped for former FBI Director Comey’s Congressional testimony–tomorrow, as I write this (‘later today’ when it gets posted).  It should be exciting–he’s being very careful not to say “obstruction,” but he’s implying it really hard. … Continue reading

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Wonderful Water

After promising last time to talk about water this time, our part of the world was blessed with almost a week of rain.  While there’s such a thing as too much, we’re pretty far from that point.  Still, it makes … Continue reading

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Game Plan

I had planned on going back to the Family Survival Planning guide this week, but I’m being overcome by events–springtime is like that, on a homestead.  So that will have to wait until the next post.  (For those reading ahead, … Continue reading

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Finishing Up the BoB

As promised, this week we’ll finish out our look at the Family Survival Planning 72-hour kit/Bug-Out-Bag.  This time through, I’ll be going over a few things I feel they missed, and briefly describing our “food kits.”  I do very much … Continue reading

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A… Beginning?

Here we are, on the eve of a new administration.  It’s certainly got more than a few people alarmed, for a variety of reasons. And many people new to the prepping world are taking their first steps towards becoming ready … Continue reading

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A Fresh Start

Welcome back!  And, to those of you newly following since I was mentioned in the BBC article, welcome! I’ve been taking a break for the better part of two months.  I hope and trust that everyone had a happy and … Continue reading

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